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If you’re a musician who wishes to develop your technical, performance and musicianship skills to a professional level, then the BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance will help turn your passion for music into a career. The programme combines high-level instrumental study with the opportunity to engage with music technology, songwriting skills, and a wide range of modern music styles.
As a graduate you’ll have developed into a well-rounded, versatile musician capable of performing a variety of musical styles, and comfortable in wearing a number of different musical hats. You’ll be ready to pursue a range of different career options, including session musician, touring artist, theatrical musician, musical director and arranger/composer.
This course offers the following subject options:
Techniques and Styles 1
Performance Studies 1
Ensemble Skills 1
Techniques and styles 2
Performance Studies 2
Ensemble Skills 2
Recording, Mixing and Production 1
Composing and Arranging
Creative Performance and Technology
Performance Studies 3
Techniques and Styles 3
Recording, Mixing and Production 2
Composition for Media
Music Teaching Practice
Students are assessed in the following ways:
How to apply
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2019.
If you already have a 2019 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||BIMM London|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
Applicants that require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK must meet guidelines set by UKVI and will be required to have a consultation with a member of the admissions team upon acceptance. Tier 4 students can currently study at our Brighton, Bristol, London and Manchester campuses.
|UCAS Tariff||64 points||To include two A Levels at grade C, or an equivalent level 3 qualification such as a BTEC Diploma at MM|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMP|
Additional entry requirements
Once your application is received, you will be contacted by a member of the admissions team to arrange an assessment to determine your suitability for the course.
English language requirements
|Cambridge English Advanced||C||Overall score no lower than 178, with no lower than 170 achieved in each band|
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||Over all score of 6.5 with no lower than 6.0 in each Band|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£7,650 *||Year 1|
|EU||£7,650 *||Year 1|
|International||£13,150 *||Year 1|
|England||£7,650 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£7,650 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£7,650 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£7,650 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
Each academic year, we’re able to offer a limited number of scholarships and bursaries to talented and dedicated applicants who are in financial hardship. For further information please visit the BIMM website: www.bimm.co.uk. Applications will open in April 2019